Primary Care Services

Primary Care Services Offered

Primary Care

  • Abdominal complaints
  • Aches/Pains
  • Acne
  • Acute illness
  • ADD/ADHD medication management 
  • Asthma
  • Chronic illness 
  • Cuts/Lacerations—stitches not available; Dermabond (glue) available, if applicable
  • Headaches
  • Infections
  • Laboratory testing  
  • Medical management of some eating disorders
  • Physical exams
  • Prescription refills
  • Referrals for radiology services
  • Referrals for specialty care
  • Respiratory infections
  • Skin rashes
  • Smoking cessation programs
  • Suture removal
  • Urinary tract infections


Women's Health

  • Contraception counseling and prescriptions for contraceptive pills,
  • Depo-Provera injections, Nuvaring (We do not place IUDs/Nexplanons, but referral is available)
  • Menstrual issues
  • Pregnancy testing and referrals for management
  • Referrals to Gynecology for annual exams/Pap smears, IUDs/Nexplanon, and other complex gynecologic problems 
  • For Pap Smears/Well Woman Exams or IUD/Nexplanon placement contact:

    • GW MFA (202) 994- 2500 or Capital Women's Care (202) 331- 9293

  • Find no cost medications covered by SHIP, including contraception and emergency contraception, here.

LGBTQ+ Health

  • STI Testing/Screening/Treatment/Counseling
  • Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP):  (medical students should go to the GW ER for occupational PEP)
  • Referrals for transgender care to initiate hormorne treatment
  • Maintenance of hormonal treatment for transgender care
  • Find no cost medications covered by SHIP, including PrEP medications like Truvada, here.


Sexual Health

  • STI Testing/Screening/Treatment/Counseling
  • PrEP and PEP


Nursing Visits

  • Vaccines for immunization compliance and as recommended by the CDC
  • TB testing
  • Titers
  • Pre-travel advice/immunizations/prescriptions
  • Administration of injectable medications (students bring their previously prescribed medication in to the clinic for injection: Depo-Provera, testosterone, etc)
  • We do NOT provide allergy shots. If needed, please contact Fishman Allergy|ENT:

    • 2021 K Street, NW, Suite 400 / 420
    • Washington, DC, 20006
    • (202) 833-3500
  • We do NOT administer the Yellow Fever vaccine for travel. Please contact Traveler's Medical Service of Washington- Dr. Wolfe (202) 466-8109 or GW MFA Traveler’s Clinic (202) 741-3333 


Additional Information:

Medications can not be delivered to or stored at the SHC. See GW Mail & Package Services for more information.

We perform a limited number of procedures, call the clinician line at 202 994 8951 for further information.